NEET 2020 Latest News Today: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a fresh batch of petitions, seeking deferment or cancellation of the NEET 2020 examination which is slated to to be held on September 13. Also Read - 2021 Haridwar Kumbh: In a First, Number of Pilgrims to Be Restricted; Entry Passes to Be Issued
Sorry, we are not inclined to entertain, a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said. The bench assured that authorities will take all necessary steps for conducting the NEET-undergraduate exam amid the COVID-19 pandemic for admission in medical courses. Also Read - Regulate Digital Media First: Centre Tells SC in Affidavit Filed in Response to Pleas Against Sudarshan TV
On September 4, the Supreme Court had rejected a review plea filed by six-opposition ruled states against the Court’s August 17 ruling which upheld the National Testing Agency (NTA)’s decision to hold NEET, JEE exams in September. Also Read - NEET 2020: NTA to Release Official Answer Key Soon on Official Website ntaneet.nic.in | Get Latest Updates Here
The review plea was filed by ministers from West Bengal (Moloy Ghatak), Jharkhand (Rameshwar Oraon), Rajasthan (Raghu Sharma), Chhattisgarh (Amarjeet Bhagat), Punjab (B S Sidhu) and Maharashtra (Uday Ravindra Sawant) through advocate Sunil Fernandes.
The NTA successfully wrapped up JEE exams with all precautions for safety of the students on September 6. Some of these steps included increasing the number of examination centres, alternate seating plans, fewer candidates per room and staggered entry and exit.
The testing agency is now gearing up for NEET 2020.